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New Way To Play: Johnny Wright and friends embark on a glamping getaway

Johnny Wright is always looking for a good time, great food and new way to play.
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Black Glam: Celebrity makeup artist Valente Frazier on being bold and beautifying Tyra Banks

Sometimes, great artists inspire a new legion of creatives and that's exactly what happened for the subject of the latest installment of Black Glam....
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Black Glam: Unique Dandridge dishes on helping women embrace their natural hair

The latest installment of Black Glam features our style correspondent Johnny Wright as he sits down with celebrity stylist and natural hair guru, Unique...

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It's almost time for BET's highly-anticipated new series, American Soul to premiere on BET and we've got the first look of Kelly Rowland playing Gladys Knight. The series that premieres on February 5 features an all-star lineup of talented actors...
 The nominees for the 2019 Academy Awards have been announced and Black Panther just made Oscars history.The blockbuster Marvel film is up for seven awards, including Best Picture, marking the first time a superhero flick is nominated in the...

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Ja Rule fights back against Fyre Festival documentaries

  Ja Rule is fighting back against claims that he is at least complicit in the disastrous Fyre Festival,...
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Sorority girl ousted after laughing and filming her friend in black face uttering racial slur

A student from the University of Oklahoma was kicked out of her Tri Delta sorority...
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School bans 5 year-old’s haircut that mom says hides traction alopecia

A school in the UK has taken aim at a Black boy’s faded hairstyle that hides his traction alopecia and ordered his hair to be cut
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Mississippi police officers investigated after man dies after arrest

Mississippi police have been accused of causing injuries during the arrest of a man on...
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#BlackExcellence: Misty Copeland, Calvin Royal III score first in The American Ballet Theatre

Misty Copeland is set to make history again. This time with Calvin Royal III, by...

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Dwyane Wade played his final hometown NBA game

NBA star Dwyane Wade got a standing ovation from fans during his last hurrah playing his final game in his hometown of Chicago at the United Center
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2018 video leaks of ex-Georgetown player Victor Page assaulting 17-year-old girl

Former Georgetown basketball player Victor Page, 43, is currently stewing in a Maryland jail following...
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Serena Williams consoles teen opponent at Australian Open: ‘Don’t cry’

Serena Williams comforted her tearful teen opponent, Dayana Yastremska, who was visually emotional over her...
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NHL star P.K. Subban’s special message to black youth hockey player taunted by racial slurs goes viral

Ty Cornett, a 13-year-old black youth hockey player who lives in suburban Detroit, has unfortunately...
PJ Morton

PJ Morton explains why he’s performing at the Super Bowl: “We’re blocking out the noise”

PJ Morton is set to perform alongside his Maroon 5 bandmates at the Super Bowl...

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NIKE names HBCU alum G. Scott Uzzell President & CEO of Converse

NIKE has named Florida A&M University alumni and FAMU Foundation Board member, G. Scott Uzzell, President and CEO of Converse, Inc
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Oops: Jennifer Lopez hit with $150k infringement suit for posting photo on Instagram

Jennifer Lopez has been slapped with a copyright infringement lawsuit for posting an unauthorized photo...
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NIKE sales soar despite Kaepernick campaign controversy

Despite conservative predictions of doom, Colin Kaepernick campaign helps NIKE surpass sales goals and boosts sales tremendously
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Epic Fail: How to force brands to compensate and credit Black creatives

Legal and influencer marketing experts share how to fight culture vultures who are stealing Black folk's intellectual property.
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Byron Allen on diversity in business: ‘I have to work 100 times harder’ than a white person

Chairman and CEO of Entertainment Studios, Byron Allen, recently sat down with Variety to discuss his rise in the entertainment world and how he had to fight through years of racism and discrimination.